Tag - RDS

When Should I Use Amazon Aurora and When Should I use RDS MySQL?

AWS RDS

Now that Database-as-a-service (DBaaS) is in high demand, there is one question regarding AWS services that cannot always be answered easily: When should I use Aurora and when RDS MySQL?
DBaaS cloud services allow users to use databases without configuring physical hardware and infrastructure and without installing software. But when trying to find out which […]

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Webinar Thursday, December 14, 2017: Best Practices for Right-Sizing Your Aurora Footprint

Aurora

Join Percona Technical Account Manager Tim Sharp, Percona Senior MySQL DBA for Managed Services Dov Endress, and Lookout Director of Engineering Michael Fortson as they present Best Practices When Right-Sizing Your Aurora Footprint on Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 11:00 am PST / 2:00 pm EST (UTC-8).
Level: Basic
Tags: DBA, MySQL, Cloud, AWS, Lookout, Percona […]

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Percona Support with Amazon RDS

Amazon RDS

This blog post will give a brief overview of Amazon RDS capabilities and limitations, and how Percona Support can help you succeed in your Amazon RDS deployments.
One of the common questions that we get from customers and prospective customers is about Percona Support with Amazon RDS. As many companies have shifted to the cloud, […]

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Percona Live Europe Featured Talks: Migrating To and Living on RDS/Aurora with Balazs Pocze

Colin Charles

Welcome to another post in our series of interview blogs for the upcoming Percona Live Europe 2017 in Dublin. This series highlights a number of talks that will be at the conference and gives a short preview of what attendees can expect to learn from the presenter.
This blog post is with Balazs Pocze, Senior […]

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How to Configure Aurora Parameters on Amazon RDS

Aurora RDS Parameters

In this blog post, we’ll look at some tips on how to configure Aurora parameters on Amazon RDS.
I was recently deploying a few Aurora RDS instances, a process very similar to configuring a regular RDS instance. I noticed a few minor differences in the way you configure Aurora RDS parameters, and very few articles […]

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Percona Live 2017: A Deep-Dive Into What’s New in Amazon Aurora

Percona Live

Percona Live 2017 is rolling along, and now that everybody got through lunch we’re all recharged and ready for the afternoon. Let’s start it out with Amazon Aurora.
Once of the best-attended sessions was Sailesh Krishnamurthy’s (Senior Engineering Manager at Amazon Web Services) talk on a deep dive into what is new in Amazon Aurora. Amazon […]

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Webinar Thursday, March 16, 2017: Moving to Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon Web Services

Join Percona’s Solutions Engineer Dimitri Vanoverbeke on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. PDT / 10:00 a.m. EDT (UTC-7) for a webinar on Moving to Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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This webinar covers the many challenges faced when migrating applications from on-premises into Amazon Web Services (AWS). It will specifically look at moving MySQL to AWS’s […]

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Amazon AWS Service Tiers

This blog post discusses the differences between the Amazon AWS service tiers.
Many people want to move to an Amazon environment but are unsure what AWS service makes the most sense (EC2, RDS, Aurora). For database services, the tiering at Amazon starts with EC2, then moves up to RDS, and on to Aurora. Amazon takes on […]

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MySQL query digest with Performance Schema

Data Analysis

Query analysis is a fantastic path in the pursuit to achieve high performance. It’s also probably the most repeated part of a DBA’s daily adventure. For most of us, the weapon of choice is definitely pt-query-digest, which is one of the best tools for slow query analysis out there.
Why not use pt-query-digest? Well, sometimes […]

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